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August 28, 2015
USDA to approve Simplot's genetically engineered potato
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the ...
July 23, 2015
House passes bill to prevent mandatory GMO labeling
Food companies would not have to disclose whether their products include genetically modified ingredients under legislation ...
July 23, 2015
5 things: House bill would prevent mandatory GMO labeling
States could no longer require labels on genetically modified foods under legislation the House is considering.
July 01, 2015
Survey: US political and generation gaps on science issues
Age divides Americans on science issues just as much as political ideology, a new analysis of recent polling shows. There are ...
June 18, 2015
Grocers: Vermont GMO law could lead to fines of $10M a day
Vermont's first-in-the-nation law requiring the labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms could cost the ...
May 24, 2015
Hawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsanto
Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day ...
May 18, 2015
Discovery opens door for homemade morphine, painkillers
Scientists have figured out all the steps to make morphine and similar painkillers without using opium poppies, opening the ...
May 14, 2015
USDA creates new government certification for GMO-free
The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically ...
April 27, 2015
Judge says Vermont law on genetically modified food stands
A Vermont law that could make the state the first in the country to require labeling of genetically modified food has been ...
April 27, 2015
Guess what Chipotle's not serving anymore?
Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food, making it the first national ...
April 23, 2015
Dr. Oz mounts spirited defense against critical letter
Dr. Mehmet Oz says last week's attack by 10 doctors who accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show was ...
April 01, 2015
"New wave" of GMOs: pink pineapples, purple tomatoes
With recent government approval of potatoes that don't bruise and apples that don't brown, a new generation of genetically ...
March 25, 2015
Bill would create organic-type labels for nonmodified foods
Inspired by the popular "USDA organic" label, House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free ...
March 20, 2015
FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples as safe
Potatoes that won't bruise and apples that won't brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles. The Food and Drug ...
March 16, 2015
Trending at SXSW: Mind cloning, off-the-grid messaging
As a plane with a Grumpy Cat flag flew overhead, courtesy of Friskies, the Technorati flooded into panel discussions and ...
March 07, 2015
Iowa forum returns agriculture to presidential discussion
It seems like a no-brainer for prospective presidential candidates: Come to Iowa to talk about agriculture. Thing is, not ...